A White Castle customer was so upset he couldn't wash his sliders down with an ice cold beer that he stabbed another customer in the head, police say.
Read more about the BYOB incident.
Off the beat ...
Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted a local high schools motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging a freshman lost his teeth after colliding with another student in gym class.
Read more details about the lawsuit here.
"Rooster Monkburn" the cowboy sock monkey is without his pistol, thanks to a diligent TSA agent at Lambert Airport.
BND wants to publish young journalists
The BND wants to promote and encourage young journalists by publishing stories written by local high school students. Read our student stories here.
Share your photos!
We have a great new way for you to upload photos of your kids, your pets, your community events and celebrations! See a gallery of reader photos and submit your best shots here.
Giving from the heart
It's the giving season: Children need warm clothing for the cold temperatures, senior citizens need food and other essentials, area families need assistance getting through the holidays. This list of charitable organizations is designed to help you help others.
Commenting policy at bnd.com
Readers who want to comment on stories at bnd.com are now required to sign in with their Facebook account. The reason for the change is pretty simple: We believe the quality and tone of the comments will improve and your experience on the site will be more rewarding.
Read more about the commenting policy change here.
NFL fans: Have some fun with our Pro Football Contest
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Who gets paid what?
Check out our public salaries database here.
The searchable database includes salaries for local elected officials, other city government workers, school administrators and teachers.
From the Online Desk @ bnd.com